At least two people have been killed and as many as 17 injured after a shooting at a nightclub in Fort Myers in western Florida. The incident took place during a ‘teen night’ with some of people at the event as young as 13.The shooting took place at Club Blu in the early hours of Monday morning, according to Lt. Jim Mulligan of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. He said that two people have been killed, while as many as 17 people have been injured.
The scene has been described as “a mad house” and there have been reports of gunshots as people were exiting the nightclub, according to Wink News, a television station based in Fort Myers.
Another witness says that she heard around 30 gunshots from the scene and believes that these came from a number of weapons.